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‘Baby Blue’ chair by Paul Venaille (FR)

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'Baby Blue' chair by Paul Venaille

‘Baby Blue’ chair by Paul Venaille

Lyon-based French designer Paul Venaille explores the potential of bent wood in his ‘Baby Blue’ chair, a solid oak three-legged base that suspends what appears to be a pliable curved seat.

 

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Out on the Tiles: ceramic architectural facades

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Tiles in seven, subtle shades of white, provided by Toni Cumella, clad a building designed by architect Pedro Campos Costa – a new addition to the existing Lisbon Oceanarium

Tiles in seven, subtle shades of white, provided by Toni Cumella, clad a building designed by architect Pedro Campos Costa – a new addition to the existing Lisbon Oceanarium

Contemporary architects internationally are breathing new life into the old tradition of using ceramic elements on exteriors. The result are striking facades that marry expressive ornament with sustainability. (by Dominic Lutyens)

 

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